Cladding Responsible for Fire Spread in Melbourne High Rise Fire?

This morning (4th February 2019) firefighters in Melbourne Australia have worked tirelessly to bring a high-rise fire under control. The fire, in a building within the central business district on Spencer Street, Melbourne, started on the 16th floor of the building. Eyewitnesses describe…

Three Assessors Appointed to Grenfell Inquiry

Chairman of the Grenfell Inquiry,  Sir Martin Moore-Bick, has appointed Professor David Nethercot, Joe Montgomery and Joyce Redfearn and to assist with the Grenfell Tower inquiry. The role of assessors includes: Taking part in Inquiry proceedings as requested by the Chairman…

Post Grenfell Fire Safety skills crisis exposed by London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade says there will be an increase in serious building fires unless the construction industry starts to take fire safety more seriously. The responsibility for ensuring buildings are constructed with proper fire safety measures sits with the construction…

Grenfell 100 days on – London Fire Brigade makes fire safety plea

One hundred days on from the Grenfell Tower disaster and London’s fire chiefs are using the anniversary to remind landlords and residents about their high-rise fire safety responsibilities. The cause and spread of the Grenfell fire, as well as the response to…

Grenfell Tower Public Enquiry Formally Opened

The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire was formally opened in London, UK, yesterday. Sir Martin Moore-Bick, the enquiry chairman promised that it will provide answers to how such a disaster could happen in 21st century London. Sir Martin stated…

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